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    You will have all needed information of the car hire companies in Gran Canaria island. The airport of Gran Canaria, the Port de las Palmas, Las Palmas and Maspalomas.

    The car hire superguide in Gran Canaria

    This super guide of Gran Canaria has the most complete information to hire a car in Gran Canaria: locations where you can hire a car, the companies, offices, opening hours, prices and the different ways to get from one location to another.

    We also explain how to move around the airport or railway station how parking areas work, what to do if your vehicle gets towed, how to make an official complaint...

    Where to hire a car in Gran Canaria

    Gran Canaria Airport

    Inside de Airport

    • Avis- Budget
    • Europcar-Keddy
    • Goldcar-Rhodium
    • Hertz
    • Sixt
    • Top Car AutoReisen

    Outside the Aiport

    • Do Chil Renta Car
    • Orlando Rent a Car
    • Sebastián Suárez Trujillo

    Las Palmas Port

    Inside the Port

    • Avis-Budget
    • Lencar Canarias

    Other locations

    Las Palmas

    • Cicar
    • Hertz
    • Sixt

    Maspalomas

    • Autos Saray Rent A Car
    • Orlando Rent A. Car
    • Top Car

    Nearest 24/7 Petrol Station to the Airport

    Company Opening time Address
    CEPSA 24h Autovía GC-1, km 16, Aeropuerto Gando, 35200 Telde (Las Palmas)

    This is a simplified map of the area where you can easily fond the main locations to hire a car. Las Palmas, Maspalomas, el puerto de Las Palmas y el aeropuerto de Gran Canaria. This is a very useful map: it identifies the main car hire companies in each location, in the airport or nearby, as well as the nearest 24h petrol station.

    The airport of Gran Canaria is the most important of the island, one of the largest of Spain and it's also a airport of reference to Europe and Africa. Thanks to its economic and tourist importance, mos of the main national and local car hire companies are located on the airport, the port Las Palmas, and the main tourist resorts. They usually have many cars available, but we recommend to hire in advance for two reasons: first of all, thanks to its warm weather, it's a good moment to visit any time of the year, so there are always many tourists eager to hire a car. On the other hand, if there are no cars left, it's over. There's no way to get any other car hire in the island.

    Price versus location

    CAR HIRE PRICES IN GRAN CANARIA
    Fiat 500Fiat 500 Fiat 500LFiat 500L Ford FiestaFord Fiesta
    Europcar Goldcar Rhodium Europcar Goldcar Rhodium Europcar Goldcar Rhodium
    Gran Canaria Airport 159 € 88 € 97 € 223 € 128 € 146 € 176 € 95 € 99 €
    Maspalomas Playa del Ingles ▲9 € - - 0€ - - 0€ - -

    The car hire price not only depends on the car category but also, and very much, on the car hire company and the office you are hiring.

    This table shows the price difference among same category cars, during 5 days in November 2016, hiring a comprehensive coverage with no excess. So, renting a Ford Fiesta in the airport of Gran Canaria cost 159 € with Europcar, and 88 € with Goldcar.

    In general, and even though renting a car in Gran Canaria island is very cheap, you will find the best prices in the airport.

    How to get from the airport to other destinations

    From the airport Las Palmas Puerto de las Palmas Maspalomas
    Distance 25 km 24.7 km 32.2 km
    Travel time by car 20 min 20 min 21 min
    Taxi Estimated price €30 €30 €41.70
    Bus Estimated price €2.30 €2.30 €4.05

    If being in the airport you want to hire a car in some other car hire office, one of the factors to keep in mind is how easy to get there is.

    This maps shows the distance from the airport to the port of Las Palmas, Las Palmas and Maspalomas, where it will be easy for you to find a car hire office, and how much a taxi or bus would cost to get there.

    Driving risk statistics in Gran Canaria

    Risk in the Province of Gran Canaria
    Number of cars Car thefts Traffic Fines Traffic Accidents Black Spots
    510,628 457 95,814 698
    11th in Spain 10th in Spain 14th in Spain 32th in Spain 0roads

    To hire a car in the island is an experience that you don't want to miss: having the freedom of driving around the island from one beach to another, enjoy the village...

    Gran Canaria has the 11th highest number of registered cars per province in Spain. The roads are very good and they don't have any black spot. Even though it has the 12th highest number of accidents in Spain, so Gran Canaria is really one of the provinces with lower number of accidents in Spain. The number of accidents, even if it's very low, usually increase in January, and decrease in July and August. The rest of the year is even.

    It's also one of the provinces with lowest number of traffic fines. However, the number of car thefts is slightly superior to the rest of the provinces.

    Airport

    Airport of Gran Canaria

    The airport of Gran Canaria is the fifth most important airport of Spain , and the most important of the Canary Islands and it is well connect to Europe and Africa. Thanks to its wheater, the airport of Gran Canaria os open 24h 365 days a year. The only airport of the island is located close to Las Palamas and Maspalomas. Different Airport names you may find: Aeropuerto de Gran Canaria, LPA.

    This is some useful airport information:

    Latitude Longitude Address Phone Aena Web
    28.450411 -13.869735 Autopista GC-1, s/n, 35230, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 928 57 91 30 Airport of Gran Canaria
    Some useful information about Gran Canaria Airport

    Car hire in the Airport of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

    All main car hire companies have offices in the airport of Las Palams, either inside the airport or in the surroundings, these last ones usually offer a free shuttle to get to their offices and back.

    Car hire offices in the airport are located on the ground floor: at the national arrivals lobby and at the international arrivals lobby.

    In the national flights lobby: They are easy to find since they are all together in the same place: in front of the main exit door after the luggage claim lobby. The companies located here: Cicar, Europcar and TopCar.

    In the international flights lobby: to find the car hire office go to the right after the claim luggage lobby and turn right again, there you should fin the Avis, Cicar, Europcar, Goldcar, Hertz and TopCar offices.

    Company Address Office phone Opening hours After hours pick up Max delay
    Is it allowed? Charge 24h Return Grace period Penalty*
    Avis Aeropuerto de Gran Canaria, 35230, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 928 092 313 07:00-23:00 Yes €60 30 min Yes No
    Budget Aeropuerto de Gran Canaria, 35230, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 928 092 313 07:00-23:00 Yes €60 30 min Yes No
    Europcar Aeropuerto de Gran Canaria, 35230, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 902 105 055 07:00-23:59 Yes €50 1h Yes No
    Goldcar Aeropuerto de Gran Canaria, 35230, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 965 343 186 07:00-23:00 Yes €40 1h Yes No
    Hertz Aeropuerto de Gran Canaria, 35230, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 928 579 577 Mon-Fri: 07:00-11:00 Yes €40 29 min Yes No
    Keddy Aeropuerto de Gran Canaria, 35230, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 902 105 055 07:00-23:59 Yes €50 1h Yes No
    Rhodium Aeropuerto de Gran Canaria, 35230, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 965 343 186 07:00-23:00 Yes €40 1h Yes No
    Sixt Aeropuerto de Gran Canaria, 35230, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 902 491 616 07:00-23:00 Yes €60 29 min Yes €60
    Top Car AutoReisen Aeropuerto de Gran Canaria, 35230, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 928 579 159 07:00-23:00 Yes €20 1h Yes No
    * Panalty Penalty charge plus full-day late charges

    This is the contact information of the car hire offices located close to the airport. We recommend to contact them to check how to take the shuttle to the airport.

    Company Address Office phone Opening hours After hours pick up Max delay
    Is it allowed? Charge 24h Return Grace period Penalty*
    Do Chil Renta Car Doñana Edificio 837 Avda. los Canarios, 25, 35129, Patalavaca, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 928 736 167 07:00-16:30 No No 1h Yes No
    Orlando Rent a Car C/ La Fragua, 71/73, Polígono Ind., Arinaga S3 Norte, 35118, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 928 189 650 07:00-22:00 No No 1h Yes €15
    Sebastián Suárez Trujillo C/ Fuche, 4, 35240, Carrizal, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 928 126 640 08:00-13:00 No No 1h No No
    * Panalty Penalty charge plus full-day late charges

    How to get where my car hire is

    If you get to Gran Canaria by planes and you prefer to hire a car in Las Palmas or Maspalomas you have to take the public transport: bus or taxi.

    Bus from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria airport

    Buses connecting to the rest of the island stop in the first floor of the terminal, in front of the departure exit, crossing the parking.

    Here are the lines, frequency, operating times, and contact information:

    Las Palmas Las Palmas Las Palmas Las Palmas Las Palmas
    Travel time 35 min 35 min 35 min 35 min 35 min
    Fares €2.30 €2.30 €2.30 €2.30 €2.30
    Opening time Mon-Fri: 05:25-23:30;
    Sat-Sun: 05:30-23:20;
    0.35, 1.35, 2.35, 3.35, 4.35, 21.35 and 23.35 Mon-Fri: 05:25-22:00;
    Sat-Sun: 06:00-22:00;
    06:00-23:15 Mon-Fri: 06:30-20:35;
    Sat-Sun: 07:35-20:35;
    Frequency 20 min Depends on the opening times 1h 1h
    two buses per hour.
    1h
    Line: 1 5 11 60 91
    Company Global Global Global Global Global
    Website www.globalsu.es www.globalsu.es www.globalsu.es www.globalsu.es www.globalsu.es
    Phone 902 381 110 902 381 110 902 381 110 902 381 110 902 381 110
    Maspalomas Maspalomas Maspalomas Puerto de Las Palmas
    Travel time 45-50 min 45-50 min 45-50 min 40 min
    Fare €4.05 €4.05 €4.05 €2.30
    Opening time 05:40-18:40 7.20-20:20 06:30-20:30 06:00-23:15
    Frequency 1h 1h 1h 30 min
    Line: 36 66 90 60
    Company Global Global Global Global
    Website www.globalsu.es www.globalsu.es www.globalsu.es www.globalsu.es
    Phone 902 381 110 902 381 110 902 381 110 902 381 110

    Taxis in Gran Canaria are painted in white with a horizontal stripe on the front doors. The colour of the line depends on the origin of the taxi. There are two taxi stands in the airport of Gran Canaria located in the ground floor outside the terminal, next to the departures and arrivals doors.

    We recommend to only use licensed taxis. Check that the taxi driver turns on the taximeter (minimum fare) at the beginning, and always request the receipt or invoice in case you want to file a complaint. Trips from or to the airport have a minimum fare of €1.70

    Type Price/km Waiting time Opening time Min.
    Fare 1 €1.10 €15.00 Mon-Saturday: 06:00-22:00; €3.15
    Fare 2 €1.26 €15.00 Mon-Saturday: 22:00-6:00;
    Sundays and public holidays 24h
    €3.45

    Socomtaxi contact information:

    Company Phone Email Web
    Socomtaxi 928 154 777 socomtaxi.reservas@telefonica.net www.socomtaxi.com
    Airport

    Port of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

    Car hire in the Port of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

    Different Port names you may find: Puerto de las Palmas, Puerto de las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

    This is some useful port information:

    Latitude Longitude Address Website
    28.5013884 -13.8651056 Puerto de Las Palmas, 35008, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria www.palmasport.es

    This table shows information of car hire offices in Las Palmas, address and phone number, opening times, and 24h pick up/drop of service and how much it costs.

    Company Address Office phone Opening hours After hours pick up Max delay
    Is it allowed? Charge 24h Return Grace period Penalty*
    Avis Edificio de Aparcamientos, Muelle de Santa Catalina 35008 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 928 092 310 08:30-14:00/16:00-18:00; No No 30 min No No
    Budget Edificio de Aparcamientos, Muelle de Santa Catalina, 35008, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 928 092 310 08:30-13:00/16:00-20:00; No No 30 min No No
    Lencar Canarias C/ Ruiz de Alda, 5, 35007, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 928 493 255 08:00-16:30 Yes No 1h Yes No
    * Panalty Penalty charge plus full-day late charges

    How to get from the port to other destinations

    If you don't want to hire a car in the port of Las Palmas, you have to take public transport to get to the other car hire offices.

    Public transportation from the las Palmas de Gran Canaria port

    There are several bus stops close to the port of Las Palmas which you can use to get to the closest car hire offices.

    This table shows all companies, lines and contact information:

    Port of Bus Bus
    Location Stop close to the port Stop close to the port
    Line 60 1, 12, 21, 47, L1
    Company Global Guaguas Municipales
    Website
    Phone 902 381 110 928 305 800

    Airport and bus station connection

    If you prefer to pick your car up in the airport of Gran Canaria, here you have how to get to the closest bus stations to get to Maspalomas.

    This table shows the locations of the airport and bus stations; and how to get there from the port, besides the contact information of the public transport company.

    Port of Airport Bus Station Bus Station
    Name Aeropuerto de Gran Canaria Estación de Guaguas Intercambiador Santa Catalina
    Address Autopista GC-1, s/n, 35230, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Avda. Rafael Cabrera, s/n, 35003, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Plaza de Canarias, s/n, 35007, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
    www.aena.es - -
    Phone 928 57 91 30 928 368 335 928 263 947
    Distance 24.7 km 5.2 km 3.3 km
    Hot to get there Line 60 Line 12 Line 60
    Company Global Guaguas Municipales Global
    Webpage to get there www.globalsu.es www.guaguas.com www.globalsu.es
    Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

    Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

    Where to hire a car in the railway station of La Palmas de Gran Canaria

    If you decide to hire a car to move around and enjoy Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, you have several options: car hire offices in the city center or next to the port.

    This table shows information of car hire offices in Las Palmas, address and phone number, opening times, and 24h pick up/drop of service and how much it costs.

    Company Address Office phone Opening hours After hours pick up Max delay
    Is it allowed? Charge 24h Return Grace period Penalty*
    Autos Canarias Rent C/ Alfredo L. Jones, 35, 35008, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 928 220 247 9:00-13:00/ 16:00-19:00 No No 1h Yes €30
    Autos Moreno C/ Sagasta, 37, 35008, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 928 268 314 Mon-Fri: 08:00-13:00/16:00-19:00; No No - No No
    Autos Sansu C/ Luis Morote, 48, 35007, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 928 221 242 8:30-13:00/ 16:00-20:00 Yes No 30 min No No
    Autos Tirma C/ Joaquín Costa, 21, 35007 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 928 261 006 8:00-13:00/ 16:00-19:30 Yes No 1h Yes No
    Cicar C/ de 29 de Abril, 47, 35007, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 928 277 213 8:00-13:00/ 16:00-19:00 No No - No No
    Hertz C/ Doctor Juan Domínguez Pérez, 11, 35008, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 928 463 738 8:00-12:30/ 16:30-19:00 Yes No 1h Yes No
    Sixt C/ Viriat, 26, Yes €60 - Yes €60
    * Panalty Penalty charge plus full-day late charges

    Parking in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

    Parking zones in Las Palmas are painted in white, yellow, blue or orange. White zone means free parking, yellow zone means "no parking zone", blue and orange mean "controlled parking zones".

    For further information, visit this website: ordenanza de estacionamiento limitado.

    You can also read this: ordenanza municipal de tráfico

    The blue zone is a controlled parking zone for visitor use. 2 hours parking maximum.

    Fare Opening time Price
    General Mon-Fri from 09:00 to 14:00 and from 16:00 and 20:00h.
    Sat: from 9:00 to 14:00
    Min.: 18 min; €0.20
    Max.: 120 min; €1.65

    The green zone is a controlled parking zone for residents use and it's cheaper for them, but visitors can also use it. To use it as a resident you must show a certifying card.

    Fare Opening time Price
    Resident Mon-Fri: from 09:00 to 20:00 Min.: 24h; 0,30 €.
    Max.: 1 month ; 5,50 €.
    General Mon-Fri: from 09:00 to 20:00 Min.: 12 min; €0.20
    Max.: 60 min; €1.00

    Fares and fines can be paid in the parking meter. Put the receipt in a visible place inside the car.

    You can also pay by the town hall of Las Palmas APP. Free download LPA Park para iphone y LPA Park para android.

    If you exceed the time limit in the blue or green zone cost €15, but it can be €2 if you pay it less than 1 hour after receiving the fine ticket. If you don't have the receipt, you get a €25 fine.

    The fine for residents without receipt costs €4 in the green zone and you have 24 hours to pay the fee.

    Vehicle Towing in Gran Canaria

    If you car has been towed away, you have to pay the fine and to recover the car in the Municipal Pound. The fees are the following:

    • Release fee.
    • Storage fee.

    This the address of the Municipal Car Pound

    Car pound Address Phone
    Depósito Municipal de Vehículos (Babel)
    Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
    C/ Dr. Juan Domínguez Pérez 20 928 468 597
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    Maspalomas

    Where to hire a car in Maspalomas

    This table shows the car hire office contact information: address, contact phone, opening times, and 24h pick up and drop off service.

    Company Address Office phone Opening hours After hours pick up Max delay
    Is it allowed? Charge 24h Return Grace period Penalty*
    Autos Saray Rent A Car Avda. Italia, 6 35100, Maspalomas, Gran Canaria 928 771 202 Mon-Fri: 08:00-13:00/16:00-19:00; No No - No No
    Orlando Rent A. Car Avenida de Tirajana, 23, 35290, Maspalomas, Gran Canaria 928 765 502 08:00-19:00 No No - Yes No
    Top Car Hire Hotel Sandy Beach, local 6, Avda. Alféreces Provisionales, s/n, 35100, Playa del Inglés-Maspalomas, Gran Canaria 902 200 696 08:00-13:00/16:00-19:00; No No 1h No No
    * Panalty Penalty charge plus full-day late charges
    Car hire tips in Gran Canaria

    Car hire tips in Gran Canaria

    Consumer rights and how to file a complaint

    You can file a complaint if you believe you have been unfairly treated or your consumer rights have been violated.

    In order to file an official complaint in Spain you must fill in the official documents and go to the Junta Arbitral de Transportes:

    • File an official complaint that you can request in the car hire office and go to:
      • Organización Municipal de Información al Consumidor (OMIC)
      • Oficina Territorial de Consumo
      • Junta Arbitral de Consumo
    • Go to Juntas Arbitrales de Transporte

    This graph shows you where to find them and how to contact them in Gran Canaria. For further information about filing a complaint, read our article: How to file a complaint.

    Where Location Office Address Phone Email
    Junta arbitral de transporte Santa Cruz de Tenerife Calle La Marina, 53 Edificio Europa, Portal 3 – 1º 922 924 012
    Organización municipal de información al consumidor Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Oficina del consumidor Las Palmas Calle León y castillo 225 928 231 566 omic@laspalmasgc.es
    Oficina Territorial de Consumo Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Consejería de Empleo, Industria y Comercio C/ León y Castillo, 200 928 899 400
    Junta arbitral de consumo Las Palmas Junta Arbitral de Consumo de La C.A. de Canarias, Dirección General de Comercio y Consumo Calle León y Castillo, 200 - Edif. Servicios Múltiples III, 1ª Planta 928 899 327
    928 899 328
    928 899 338
    jac@gobiernodecanarias.org

    References in these articles

    All data used in the statistic tables has been collected from these organizations